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About the College of Health and Human Sciences

CHHS building

 

CHHS Mission

The College of Health and Human Sciences serves students and communities through an active learning environment that uses inter-professional collaboration and scholarship to develop healthcare professionals skilled in patient-centered care, evidence based practice, quality improvement, innovative technology, and community engagement. We value serving the people of Appalachia.

CHHS Vision

To make a positive and lasting impact on the well-being of the communities we serve.

Program Accreditation

The College of Health and Human Sciences maintains program specific accreditations, approvals, certifications, endorsements, and memberships as follows:

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Science and Protection
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing
  • North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission

WCU Institutional Accreditation Statement

Office of the Dean

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Douglas Keskula, Ph.D.
Dean
201 Health & Human Sciences Bldg.
828.227.7271


CY Wang

 

C.Y. Wang
Associate Dean
201 Health & Human Sciences Bldg.
828.227.7271


Dana Boyer

 

Dana Boyer
Business Officer
201 Health & Human Sciences Bldg.
828.227.2650


Lisa Allen

 

Lisa Allen
Executive Assistant
201 Health & Human Sciences Bldg.
828.227.2143


Gwen Nicholson

 

Gwen Nicholson
Administrative Support Specialist
201 Health & Human Sciences Bldg.
828.227.2144

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